Could Mozambique Slide Back Into Civil War?
The Mozambique Constitutional Counsel validated the results of the October 15 elections, which saw ruling Frelimo's President Filipe Nyusi win a second five-year term and which led opposition Renamo to petition for the polls to be annulled, describing it as fraud. Despite the peace deal signed between the two parties in August 6, analysts say the country is far from securing electoral justice, a key recipe for democracy, and its fragile peace could be disrupted, writes Arnaldo Vieira for The East African.
Maputo (file photo).
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi has been re-elected after a landslide victory, official results have confirmed. The elections took place earlier this month and Sunday's ... Read more »
Mozambique's main opposition party has called for the October 15 election to be annulled, accusing the government of breaching a peace deal by using violence and intimidation on ... Read more »
Mozambique's electoral commission has not released any official results yet, but the Sala da Paz consortium of Mozambican civil society organizations said it projects that Filipe ... Read more »
Mozambicans voted on October 15 in an election which the incumbent President Filipe Nyusi said should help anchor peace, but his main rival, Renamo leader Ossufo Momade has already ... Read more »
A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in ... Read more »
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